• Enrichment of genetic markers of recent human evolution in educational and cognitive traits 

      Srinivasan, Saurabh; Bettella, Francesco; Frei, Oleksandr; Hill, W. David; Wang, Yunpeng; Witoelar, Aree; Schork, Andrew J.; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Davies, Gail; Desikan, Rahul S.; Deary, Ian J.; Melle, Ingrid; Ueland, Torill; Dale, Anders; Djurovic, Srdjan; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-22)
      Higher cognitive functions are regarded as one of the main distinctive traits of humans. Evidence for the cognitive evolution of human beings is mainly based on fossil records of an expanding cranium and an increasing ...
    • Genetic contributions to variation in general cognitive function: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in the CHARGE consortium (N=53 949) 

      Davies, Gail; Armstrong, N; Bis, JC; Bressler, J; Chouraki, V; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Hofer, E; Ibrahim-Verbaas, CA; Kirin, M; Lahti, J; Van Der Lee, SJ; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Liu, T; Marioni, RE; Oldmeadow, C; Postmus, I; Smith, AV; Smith, JA; Thalamuthu, A; Thomson, R; Vitart, V; Wang, J; Yu, L; Zgaga, L; Zhao, W; Boxall, R; Harris, SE; Hill, WD; Liewald, DC; Luciano, M; Adams, H; Ames, D; Amin, N; Amouyel, P; Assareh, AA; Au, R; Becker, JT; Beiser, A; Berr, C; Bertram, L; Boerwinkle, E; Buckley, BM; Campbell, H; Corley, J; De Jager, PL; Dufouil, C; Eriksson, JG; Espeseth, Thomas; Faul, JD; Ford, I; Scotland, Generation; Gottesman, RF; Griswold, ME; Gudnason, V; Harris, TB; Heiss, G; Hofman, A; Holliday, EG; Huffman, J; Kardia, SLR; Kochan, N; Knopman, DS; Kwok, JB; Lambert, JC; Lee, T; Li, G; Li, SC; Loitfelder, M; Lopez, OL; Lundervold, Astri; Lundqvist, A; Mather, KA; Mirza, SS; Nyberg, L; Oostra, BA; Palotie, A; Papenberg, G; Pattie, A; Petrovic, K; Polasek, O; Psaty, BM; Redmond, P; Reppermund, S; Rotter, JI; Schmidt, H; Schuur, M; Schofield, PW; Scott, RJ; Steen, Vidar Martin; Stott, DJ; Van Swieten, JC; Taylor, KD; Trollor, J; Trompet, S; Uitterlinden, AG; Weinstein, G; Widen, E; Windham, BG; Jukema, JW; Wright, AF; Wright, MJ; Yang, Q; Amieva, H; Attia, JR; Bennett, DA; Brodaty, H; De Craen, AJM; Hayward, C; Ikram, MA; Lindenberger, U; Nilsson, LG; Porteous, DJ; Räikkönen, K; Rudan, I; Sachdev, PS; Schmidt, R; Schofield, PR; Srikanth, V; Starr, JM; Turner, ST; Weir, DR; Wilson, JF; Van Duijn, C; Launer, L; Fitzpatrick, AL; Seshadri, S; Mosley, TH; Deary, IJ; Reinvang, Ivar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      General cognitive function is substantially heritable across the human life course from adolescence to old age. We investigated the genetic contribution to variation in this important, health- and well-being-related trait ...
    • GWAS meta-analysis reveals novel loci and genetic correlates for general cognitive function: a report form the COGENT consortium 

      Trampush, Joey W.; Yang, M.L.Z.; Yu, Jin; Knowles, Emma; Davies, Gail; Liewald, David C.M.; Starr, John M.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Christoforou, Andrea; Reinvang, Ivar; DeRosse, Pamela; Lundervold, Astri; Steen, Vidar Martin; Espeseth, Thomas; Räikkönen, Katri; Widén, Elisabeth; Palotie, Aarno; Eriksson, Johan Gunnar; Giegling, Ina; Konte, Bettina; Roussos, Panos; Giakoumaki, Stella; Burdick, Katherine E.; Payton, Antony; Ollier, William E.R.; Horan, Michael Arthur; Chiba-Falek, Ornit; Attix, Deborah K.; Need, Anna C.; Cirulli, Elizabeth Trilby; Voineskos, Aristotle N.; Stefanis, Nikos C.; Avramopoulos, Dimitrios A.; Hatzimanolis, Alex; Arking, Dan E.; Smyrnis, Nikolaos; Bilder, Robert Martin; Freimer, Nelson A.; Cannon, Tyrone D.; London, Edyth; Poldrack, Russell Alan; Sabb, Fred W.; Congdon, Eliza L.; Conley, Emily Drabant; Scult, Matthew A.; Dickinson, Dwight; Straub, Richard E.; Donohoe, Gary J.; Morris, Derek W.; Corvin, Aiden; Gill, Michael; Hariri, Ahmad; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Pendleton, Neil; Bitsios, Panos; Rujescu, Dan; Lahti, Jari; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Keller, Matthew C.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Deary, Ian John; Glahn, David C.; Malhotra, Anil K.; Lencz, Todd (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01-17)
      The complex nature of human cognition has resulted in cognitive genomics lagging behind many other fields in terms of gene discovery using genome-wide association study (GWAS) methods. In an attempt to overcome these ...
    • Human cognitive ability is influenced by genetic variation in components of postsynaptic signalling complexes assembled by NMDA receptors and MAGUK proteins 

      Hill, Wayne David; Davies, Gail; Van De Lagemaat, Louie N.; Christoforou, Andrea; Marioni, Riccardo R.; Duarte Fernandes, Carla; Liewald, David Cherry; Croning, Mike D.R.; Payton, Anthony; Craig, Leone C.A.; Whalley, Lawrence J.; Horan, Michael; Ollier, William E.R.; Hansell, Narelle K.; Wright, Margaret J.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Espeseth, Thomas; Lundervold, Astri; Reinvang, Ivar; Starr, John M.; Pendleton, Neil; Grant, Seth G.N.; Bates, Timothy C.; Deary, Ian John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Differences in general cognitive ability (intelligence) account for approximately half of the variation in any large battery of cognitive tests and are predictive of important life events including health. Genome-wide ...
    • Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function 

      Davies, Gail; Lam, Max; Harris, Sarah E.; Trampush, Joey W.; Luciano, Michelle; Hill, W. David; Hagenaars, Saskia P.; Ritchie, Stuart J.; Marioni, Riccardo E.; Fawns-Ritchie, Chloe; Liewald, David C.M.; Okely, Judith A.; Ahola-Olli, Ari V.; Barnes, Catriona L.K.; Bertram, Lars; Bis, Joshua C.; Burdick, Katherine E.; Christoforou, Andrea; Derosse, Pamela; Djurovic, Srdjan; Espeseth, Thomas; Giakoumaki, Stella; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Gustavson, Daniel E.; Hayward, Caroline; Hofer, Edith; Ikram, M. Arfan; Karlsson, Robert; Knowles, Emma; Lahti, Jari; Leber, Markus; Li, Shuo; Mather, Karen A.; Melle, Ingrid; Morris, Derek; Oldmeadow, Christopher; Palviainen, Teemu; Payton, Antony; Pazoki, Raha; Petrovic, Katja; Reynolds, Chandra A.; Sargurupremraj, Muralidharan; Scholz, Markus; Smith, Jennifer A.; Smith, Albert V.; Terzikhan, Natalie; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Trompet, Stella; van der Lee, Sven J.; Ware, Erin B.; Windham, B. Gwen; Wright, Margaret J.; Yang, Jingyun; Yu, Jin; Ames, David; Amin, Najaf; Amouyel, Philippe; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Assareh, Amelia A; Attia, John R.; Attix, Deborah; Avramopoulos, Dimitrios; Bennett, David A.; Böhmer, Anne C.; Boyle, Patricia A.; Brodaty, Henry; Campbell, Harry; Cannon, Tyrone D.; Cirulli, Elizabeth T.; Congdon, Eliza; Conley, Emily Drabant; Corley, Janie; Cox, Simon R.; Dale, Anders; Dehghan, Abbas; Dick, Danielle; Dickinson, Dwight; Eriksson, Johan G.; Evangelou, Evangelos; Faul, Jessica D.; Ford, Ian; Freimer, Nelson A.; Gao, He; Giegling, Ina; Gillespie, Nathan A.; Gordon, Scott D.; Gottesman, Rebecca F.; Griswold, Michael E.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Hartmann, Annette M.; Hatzimanolis, Alex; Heiss, Gerardo; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Joshi, Peter K.; Kähönen, Mika; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Karlsson, Ida; Kleineidam, Luca; Knopman, David S.; Kochan, Nicole A.; Konte, Bettina; Kwok, John B.; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lee, Teresa; Lehtimäki, Terho; Li, Shu-Chen; Liu, Tian; Koini, Marisa; London, Edythe; Longstreth, Will T.; Lopez, Oscar L.; Loukola, Anu; Luck, Tobias; Lundervold, Astri; Lundquist, Anders; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Murray, Alison D.; Need, Anna C.; Noordam, Raymond; Nyberg, Lars; Ollier, William; Papenberg, Göran; Pattie, Alison; Polasek, Ozren; Poldrack, Russell A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Reppermund, Simone; Riedel-Heller, Steffi G.; Rose, Richard J.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Roussos, Panos; Rovio, Suvi P.; Saba, Yasaman; Sabb, Fred W.; Sachdev, Perminder S.; Satizabal, Claudia L.; Schmid, Matthias; Scott, Rodney J.; Scult, Matthew A.; Simino, Jeannette; Slagboom, P. Eline; Smyrnis, Nikolaos; Soumaré, Aïcha; Stefanis, Nikos C.; Stott, David J.; Straub, Richard E.; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Taylor, Adele M.; Taylor, Kent D.; Tzoulaki, Ioanna; Tzourio, Christophe; Uitterlinden, André; Vitart, Veronique; Voineskos, Aristotle N.; Kaprio, Jaakko; Wagner, Michael; Wagner, Holger; Weinhold, Leonie; Wen, K. Hoyan; Widén, Elisabeth; Yang, Qiong; Zhao, Wei; Adams, Hieab H.H.; Arking, Dan E.; Bilder, Robert M.; Bitsios, Panos; Boerwinkle, Eric; Chiba-Falek, Ornit; Corvin, Aiden; De Jager, Philip L.; Debette, Stéphanie; Donohoe, Gary; Elliott, Paul; Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Gill, Michael; Glahn, David C.; Hägg, Sara; Hansell, Narelle K.; Hariri, Ahmad; Ikram, M. Kamran; Jukema, J. Wouter; Vuoksimaa, Eero; Keller, Matthew C.; Kremen, William S.; Launer, Lenore; Lindenberger, Ulman; Palotie, Aarno; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Pendleton, Neil; Porteous, David J.; Räikkönen, Katri; Raitakari, Olli T.; Ramirez, Alfredo; Reinvang, Ivar; Rudan, Igor; Rujescu, Dan; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schmidt, Helena; Schofield, Peter W.; Schofield, Peter R.; Starr, John M.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Trollor, Julian N.; Turner, Steven T.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Villringer, Arno; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Weir, David R.; Wilson, James F.; Malhotra, Anil; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Gale, Catharine R.; Seshadri, Sudha; Mosley, Thomas H.; Bressler, Jan; Lencz, Todd; Deary, Ian J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      General cognitive function is a prominent and relatively stable human trait that is associated with many important life outcomes. We combine cognitive and genetic data from the CHARGE and COGENT consortia, and UK Biobank ...